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Wife wants to get a Tonneau Cover for the Taco

Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by AFButters, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. Jun 20, 2009 at 4:51 PM
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    AFButters

    AFButters [OP] Rigger, Please!!

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    I am looking at the ones featured on the front page of the site, but would rather get reviews and suggestions from you all than off of there website.

    Pics would help!

    Looking for something that will cover the bed but is also fold away or retracable. Dont want to lose the ability to use the bed of the truck
     
  2. Jun 20, 2009 at 4:55 PM
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    grivera

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    Have you tried a search? This topic has been beaten in the a$$...;-)
     
  3. Jun 20, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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    AFButters

    AFButters [OP] Rigger, Please!!

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    yea yea, i could search but why do that when i can bring the answers to me.. im just trying to make this thread into my own Bing.com
     
  4. Jun 20, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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    AFButters

    AFButters [OP] Rigger, Please!!

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    Search Results: 500 threads with the word Tonneau
     
  5. Jun 20, 2009 at 5:07 PM
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    dw77x

    dw77x Those are not my pants

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    I had an extang, not sure of the model, but it was the soft kind that rolled up. Flappend in the wind all the time, sounded like Helecopters were following me (I'm paranoid enough). Extang did try to fix the problem but nothing worked. I returned it for a fiberglass cap.
     
  6. Jun 20, 2009 at 5:10 PM
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    Brunes

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    Access LiteRider has made me happy for my last two trucks. It's a roll up type with locking ability.

    I think there might be some photos in my gallery that show it....
     
  7. Jun 20, 2009 at 5:12 PM
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    grammy

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    Just got the Trifecta for my 2009. This is a vinyl trifold.

    Much better than the old extangs. No flapping, very good quality and you can take it completely off in 1 minute, leaving nothing behind, the bed is completely usable. Put is back on in 2 minutes. Good price and Highly recommended.
     
  8. Jun 20, 2009 at 5:12 PM
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    I have a BakFlip that folds up. I took it off as I had to haul my daughters stuff from college to he apartment. It worked well. If I were going to buy another today, it might be the Undercover.
     
  9. Jun 20, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    I actually have a jeep now. Imagine that.
    i am not happy with my lund.
     
  10. Jun 20, 2009 at 5:21 PM
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    Mr_Torque

    Mr_Torque Buy the Ticket take the Ride.....

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    I have a Truxedo Lopro and I really like it. It rolls up if you need full bed access and is secure when covering bed. Pretty water tight too! Two years and no problems.
     
  11. Jun 20, 2009 at 5:24 PM
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    I actually have a jeep now. Imagine that.
    btw, your wife is awesome. What does she wanna get for my truck?
     
  12. Jun 20, 2009 at 5:38 PM
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    steviestyles

    steviestyles The "Search" tab is your friend!!

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    Bakflip is the way to go....you can't beat the versatility. They really worked the bugs out of the 2nd gens.
     
  13. Jun 20, 2009 at 7:11 PM
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    I recommend any of the Access covers (I have the Literider). Call Luke at TruckAlterations.com for the best price.
     
  14. Jun 20, 2009 at 7:26 PM
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    I like my extang trifecta easy on easy off. Keeps the bed desently dry and I dont notice any noise, pics on my page.
     
  15. Jun 21, 2009 at 12:09 PM
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    Johnson8537

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    X2 - I have the Access Larado
     
  16. Jun 21, 2009 at 12:23 PM
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    I like the Trifecta as well....I don't think they had it available when I bought by BakFlip. But, you can open the BakFlip from one side to fold up the sections. On the Trifecta, it would appear from the pics that you have to walk around to each side to detach and flip the sections back toward the cab? The thing that bugs me the most about these bed covers is that they are so freakin expensive. You buy one, you BETTER like it......
     
  17. Jun 21, 2009 at 12:57 PM
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    how does the extang seal the front of the box and the tailgate?
    The bed sides of my 09 are about 1" then the front of the box and tailgate
     
  18. Jun 21, 2009 at 1:51 PM
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    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

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    Wasn't real thrilled with the bakflip - you lose the use of the rails.

    Extang solid fold - liked it, but it was spending more time off the truck than on (trips to the dump, Lowe's, etc). Have access to the rails and can use the stock tie downs / cleats.

    Access L/E - LOVE it. It opens and closes in under a minute, have access to the rails to use the tie downs/cleats. Call Luke @ Truck Alterations for best price
     
  19. Jun 21, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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    Meh. I don't like having the velcro strips glued to my truck. Vandals would slice it up as well........like a ragtop.
     
  20. Jun 21, 2009 at 2:08 PM
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    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

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    None of these have anything glued to the truck... there is another one I was looking at that did have something glued... didn't like that idea either.

    Yes, vandals can slice it up, but my only other option is to make my own.... like the guy who made one out of diamond plate.
     
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